Kenai Riverside Lodge
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... before the trip, we got a recommended torsion axle that allows you to raise the camper so it's not so low. This (in theory) makes changing a tire easier (aka: possible). Shane had changed tires on the Scotty before we had the axle replaced and it is no easy task - you have to lower the tongue, then jack up both sides in the back as high as you can to get both wheels well off the ground, then raise the tongue back up and get the axle to drop, before you ...
-Alaska has ? Glaciers? (Aprox 100,000)
-Alaska has ? Volcanoes? (80). 40 of which are active
-What constellation is on the Alaska state flag? Big Dipper and North Star
-How much did the largest king salmon ever caught weigh? 97 lbs 4 oz
-How much did the largest rainbow trout weigh? 20 lbs 2 oz
-How much did the biggest Halibut weigh? 1000 lbs!
... Lodge on the outskirts of town, check in, and have a pretty great dinner. The views of the river are incredible. So, here is my funny story. We went on a little hike to the river just before dinner at the lodge. Simple, and easy. Our mistake was not taking bug spray which we were too lazy to go back to our rooms to get. Yep--pretty stupid. The Mosquitos in Alaska are a bit bigger and more annoying than those at home. So we kept ...
... yesterday where, he,shot a charging bear with an AK 74. I question that that's what they carry around here. It was a 500 to 600 pound bear. They justified the killing, and took the hide and head and forwarded it to the fish and game office and left the rest of,the bear to "be recycled". Then closed the trail. Wonder if the hide goes to the local Indians? Or becomes someones coat...I hope the former.
We have a slower road ahead. So this is a nicer ...
... half of it was a kitchen, and the other half was filled with booths for the patrons. The food was very good and after finishing breakfast we headed over to board our tour boat. The tour boat had a Kenai Fjords National Park Ranger on board to provide some narration and to answer any questions. The tour also included a salmon/prime rib lunch, which was good (for a tour boat).
Regarding the tour itself, I'm not going to say a whole lot, but ...
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